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Police find North Carolina man shot to death in front yard

Sep. 21, 2021 13:46 PM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man was found shot to death in the front yard of his home, according to police. Winston-Salem police said in a news release on Monday that officers responding to a call around noon south of downtown found Nicolas McGregor,...

Rutgers suspends 2 football players after paintball shooting

Sep. 21, 2021 13:45 PM EDT

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Two Rutgers players have been suspended from the football team after they were charged in an incident in which three people were struck by paintballs fired from a passing vehicle. Coach Greg Schiano took the action Tuesday, shortly after...

Officials: 3 killings in St. Louis area might be connected

Sep. 21, 2021 13:19 PM EDT

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Two recent killings in St. Louis and a third fatal shooting in St. Louis County appear to be related, law enforcement officials announced Tuesday. The victims were a 16-year-old girl killed in St. Louis County, and a man and woman who were shot 2...

Survivors of Russian university shooting airlifted to Moscow

Sep. 21, 2021 13:19 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Seven survivors of a shooting at a university in central Russia that left six people dead and 28 more wounded are to be airlifted to Moscow for medical treatment on Tuesday, according to a top education official. Minister of Science and Higher Education...

Defendant guilty in fatal shooting in Hibbing in 2018

Sep. 21, 2021 13:05 PM EDT

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A judge has found a defendant accused of fatally shooting one man and injuring another in Hibbing nearly three years ago guilty of murder and assault. Jerome Spann waived his right to a jury trial and opted for a judge to decide his case. A court...

Report: 2 Florida school buses shot with BB gun; no injuries

Sep. 21, 2021 11:04 AM EDT

GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Deputies in north Florida are investigating reports of two school buses being shot with a BB gun on Tuesday morning. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office said on social media that no one was injured in the shooting. ...

German officials fear anti-mask radicalization after killing

Sep. 21, 2021 10:22 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Senior politicians in Germany expressed shock over the weekend killing of a young gas station clerk who asked a customer to wear a face mask, and they warned Tuesday against the radicalization of people who oppose the country's pandemic restrictions. A...

3 dead in shooting outside Florida Wendy's restaurant

Sep. 21, 2021 10:08 AM EDT

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A shooter opened fire in the drive-thru area of a Wendy's restaurant early Tuesday in suburban Fort Lauderdale, killing three people before fleeing, police said. Hallandale Beach police have released few details, but said the victims were...

Police: Woman killed, man wounded in Kansas City shooting

Sep. 21, 2021 09:14 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A woman has died and a man is recovering from critical injuries in a shooting in northeastern Kansas City, police there said. The shooting happened around 10:45 p.m. Monday near Anderson Avenue and Lawn Avenue, police said in a news release....

Missouri woman convicted of killing husband in 2012

Sep. 21, 2021 08:51 AM EDT

WARSAW, Mo. (AP) — A western Missouri woman who spent nearly seven years behind bars awaiting trial for the 2012 shooting death of her husband has been found guilty. A Clay County jury on Monday convicted Viola Bowman, 60, of first-degree murder in the killing of...